Thomas Hospital, Fairhope, AL

Receive Award-Winning Care at Thomas Hospital

For more than 50 years, Thomas Hospital has met the healthcare needs of residents and visitors to the Eastern Shore and throughout Baldwin County. The hospital has grown with the community and what was once a small community hospital is now a 162-bed state-of-the-art facility that provides services ranging from robotics, orthopedic and open heart surgery to cardiac rehab, pediatric therapy and outpatient surgery. Thomas Hospital was named as one of the top 100 hospitals in the nation by Women’s Choice for patient experience and has received numerous other awards including top 34 hospital for hip replacement, Blue Cross Blue Shield distinction awards for cardiac care and knee and hip replacement*, Leapfrog top hospital award, and is recognized by the American Heart Association as a Heart Mission Lifeline Silver STEMI Receiving Center for adhering to the highest scientific standards for heart care.

Our Facilities and Services

Thomas Hospital employs 1,100 staff and more than 200 physicians have privileges to practice at the hospital. The 162-bed facility is the only hospital in Baldwin County with an open-heart surgery program and full-service electrophysiology program. Thomas Hospital has a new state-of-the-art birth center, as well as radiology, endoscopy and inpatient and outpatient medical centers. Thomas Hospital is growing to meet the needs of the community and now has a freestanding emergency department with full service imaging in Malbis.  Click here to learn more. 

The Thomas Hospital Auxiliary is seeking students to participate in their junior volunteer program this summer.    This opportunity is offered to high school students between the ages 14 to 17 with at least a 3.0 grade point average who have an interest in volunteering at Thomas Hospital. The goals of the program are to give service to the hospital, increase community understanding and interest in the hospital, and further interest in health careers. Participants are asked to complete a health screening, attend an orientation class, and then volunteer four hours per week between June 1 and July 24. Applications must be completed and all required documentation must be submitted by Thursday, April 2. Applications will not be accepted after this date. The number of openings for this program is limited, so students are strongly encouraged to apply early. For more information, please contact Manager of Volunteer Services Melita Willkie at 279-5525 or 

To apply, click here.


Thomas Hospital Auxiliary offers health career scholarships to Baldwin County residents. The Thomas Hospital Auxiliary is pleased to offer health career scholarships to Baldwin County residents pursuing degrees in healthcare. To be considered, applicants must be currently enrolled full time at an accredited college or university as juniors or seniors pursuing a bachelor’s degree, or in the last year of an associate’s degree program. Undergraduate students must provide official documentation of full-time enrollment from their schools. Graduate and medical school students are also eligible for this scholarship after they have completed their undergraduate studies and been accepted into a health career program. Acceptance letters into a health career program must be provided. Selection of the scholarship recipients is based on the applicants’ grades, financial need and community involvement. The completed application, official documentation of enrollment status, official transcripts from all colleges attended to the present time, a brief personal essay, and academic and personal references are required. Photos of applicants are also requested. All items must be received no later than May 1, 2020. For more information about the Thomas Hospital Auxiliary’s Health Career Scholarship Program, please contact Manager of Volunteer Services Melita Willkie at 279-5525 or

To apply, click here.





*Thomas Hospital is designated as a Blue Distinction Center+ for Cardiac Care and  Blue Distinction Center + for Knee and Hip Replacement by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama, an independent licensee of Blue Cross Blue Shield Association. Blue Distinction Centers (BDC) met overall quality measures, developed with input from the medical community. A Local Blue Plan may require additional criteria for providers located in its own service area; for details, contact your Local Blue Plan. Blue Distinction Centers+ (BDC+) also met cost measures that address consumers’ need for affordable healthcare. Each provider’s cost of care is evaluated using data from its Local Blue Plan. Providers in CA, ID, NY, PA, and WA may lie in two Local Blue Plans’ areas, resulting in two evaluations for cost of care; and their own Local Blue Plans decide whether one or both cost of care evaluation(s) must meet BDC+ national criteria. National criteria for BDC and BDC+ are displayed on Individual outcomes may vary. For details on a provider’s in-network status or your own policy’s coverage, contact your Local Blue Plan and ask your provider before making an appointment. Neither Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association nor any Blue Plans are responsible for non-covered charges or other losses or damages resulting from Blue Distinction or other provider finder information or care received from Blue Distinction or other providers.

Thomas Hospital
750 Morphy Ave.
Fairhope, AL 36532
Hours of Operation:
24 hours a day, 7 days a week.